Rock chicks

by erico_oktaviannes | created - 27 Jun 2012 | updated - 10 months ago | Public

in alphabetical order

1. Tori Amos

Soundtrack | Twister

At age one, Tori and her family moved to Baltimore, where she spent much of her childhood. She started playing piano at a very early age (2 1/2). At the age of five, she was accepted to the Peabody Conservatory of Music (Arts school); she was the youngest person to be accepted to the school. ...

2. Anouk

Soundtrack | Amazones

Anouk was born on April 8, 1975 in The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands as Anouk Teeuwe. She was previously married to Remon Stotijn and Edwin Jansen.

3. Fiona Apple

Soundtrack | Pleasantville

Daughter of former singer Diane McAfee and actor Brandon Maggart. She was classically trained as a pianist as a child and began composing songs when she was eight years old. She crafted a demo tape while in Los Angeles finishing High School. When she returned home to New York for Christmas one of ...

4. Melissa Auf der Maur

Actress | Beyond Borders

Melissa Auf der Maur was born in Montreal, Canada to Linda Gaboriau, a DJ, and Nick Auf der Maur, a rock journalist. She has described her father as being "absent" in her life. She attended F.A.C.E., a performing arts school in Montreal. At school, she was active in choir, piano and trumpet before ...

6. Natasha Bedingfield

Soundtrack | Morning Glory

Natasha Bedingfield was born on November 26, 1981 in Haywards Heath, Sussex, England as Natasha Anne Bedingfield. She has been married to Matt Robinson since March 21, 2009. They have one child.

7. Pat Benatar

Soundtrack | Metropolis

Pat Benatar was born Patricia Andrzejewski in Brooklyn and raised in suburban Lindenhurst, Long Island. Her mother Millie had sacrificed her own career as an opera singer to bring up Pat and son Andrew. Years later, it was Pat who singing classical, honing the powers of her 4.5-octave voice as a ...

8. Björk

Soundtrack | Dancer in the Dark

Born in 1965 in the Icelandic capital city of Reykjavik, the daughter of Gudmundur Gunnarsson (an electrician) and Hildur Hauksdóttir who divorced before her second birthday, Björk grew up in a hippie-type community with her mother and her seven siblings. She started to study classical music at the...

9. Michelle Branch

Soundtrack | The Hot Chick

Michelle Jaquet DeSevren Branch was born in Phoenix, Arizona on July 2nd 1983. Michelle was born seven weeks early weighing only 3lbs 11oz, and says she was eager to get into the world. Her whole life she has loved music, listening to The Beatles since she was in the womb. At the time of her birth,...

10. Meredith Brooks

Soundtrack | Edtv

Meredith Brooks was born on June 12, 1958 in Oregon City, Oregon, USA as Meredith Ann Brooks. She was previously married to Russell Jackson.

11. Kate Bush

Soundtrack | The Line, the Cross & the Curve

Kate Bush began playing piano at a young age and, by her mid-teens, had composed over 200 songs. Her talent caught the notice of David Gilmour (of Pink Floyd) who assisted in arranging her contract with EMI. The first song she released, "Wuthering Heights", soared to #1 in England in 1978. Since ...

12. Melanie C

Actress | Spice World

Born on the 12th January 1974 in Merseyside, England, Melanie Chisholm became a member of Spice Girls in 1994. Their three albums sold more than 40 million copies worldwide and they had nine singles at number 1 in the UK.

"Northern Star" was her first solo album. On the back of the first single "...

13. Charlotte Caffey

Soundtrack | RoboCop 3

Charlotte Caffey, who was best known from the pop 1980s band The Go-Go's, is the daughter of television director Michael Caffey, who directed such shows as Wonder Woman (1975), CHiPs (1977) and The Dukes of Hazzard (1979). Charlotte had a history of drug abuse while touring with The Go-Go's. After ...

14. Belinda Carlisle

Frequency

Pop icon Belinda Carlisle experienced full-blown American success twice in the 1980s, first with the all-female rock band The Go-Go's and then, on an international level (which she always wanted), as a solo artist. The Go-Go's first album, 1981's "Beauty And The Beat", spent six weeks at number 1 ...

15. Exene Cervenka

Soundtrack | The Kids Are All Right

Exene Cervenka was born on February 1, 1956 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Christine Cervenkova. She has been married to Jason Edge since August 18, 2002. She was previously married to Viggo Mortensen and John Doe.

16. Paula Cole

Soundtrack | Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

Paula Cole was born on April 5, 1968 in Rockport, Massachusetts, USA as Paula Dorothy Cole.

17. Nikka Costa

Soundtrack | Blow

Nikka Costa was born on June 4, 1972 in Tokyo, Japan as Domenica Costa. She has been married to Justin Stanley since 1992. They have two children.

18. Sheryl Crow

Soundtrack | Tomorrow Never Dies

Sheryl Crow was born on February 11, 1962 in Kennett, Missouri, USA as Sheryl Suzanne Crow.

19. Cherie Currie

Soundtrack | The Runaways

Cherie Ann Currie was born on November 30, 1959 in Los Angeles, California. She rose to major rock stardom as the teenage lead vocalist for the now-legendary all female rock band, The Runaways, which also included Joan Jett, Lita Ford, Sandy West and Jackie Fox. After three albums with The Runaways...

20. Jackie DeShannon

Soundtrack | Forrest Gump

The extremely talented, prolific and versatile Jackie DeShannon was one of the first successful female singer/songwriters to hit the rock and pop music scene back in the '60s. DeShannon has done music in such diverse genres as folk, orchestral pop, gospel, country, and rock 'n' roll. Jackie was ...

21. Beth Ditto

Actress | Nocturnal Animals

Beth Ditto was born on February 19, 1981 in Searcy, Arkansas, USA as Mary Beth Patterson. She has been married to Kristin Ogata since July 2013.

22. Fefe Dobson

Actress | Home Again

Fefe Dobson was born on February 28, 1985 in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada as Feilica Lynn Dobson.

23. Sheila E.

Music_department | Man of Steel

Daughter of musician Pete Escovedo, Sheila E. became one of the top female musicians during the 1980s due to her fierce drumming style and her Latin rhythms. A former protégé of Prince, Sheila became a drummer in his band before branching off into solo musical projects. In addition to being ...

24. Sheena Easton

Actress | All Dogs Go to Heaven 2

Sheena Easton started off as a worldwide sensation in the music industry. Since then she has expanded to movies (All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 (1996), Indecent Proposal (1993)), Broadway ("Man of La Mancha") and TV (Body Bag (1997), Highlander (1992), Gargoyles (1994), Jack's Place (1992), The Adventures...

25. Melissa Etheridge

Soundtrack | An Inconvenient Truth

Melissa Etheridge was born on May 29, 1961 in Leavenworth, Kansas, USA as Melissa Lou Etheridge. She has been married to Linda Wallem since May 31, 2014.

26. Jackie Fox

Soundtrack | The Runaways

Jackie Fox was born as Jackie Fuchs on December 20, 1959 in Los Angeles, California. A merit scholar who was planning to study mathematics at UCLA, Jackie was discovered dancing at the famous Starwood nightclub by club owner and disc jockey Rodney Bingenheimer, who in turn introduced her to music ...

27. Charlotte Gainsbourg

Actress | Antichrist

Charlotte Gainsbourg was born in London, England in 1971. She is an Anglo-French actress and singer. The daughter of English actress Jane Birkin and French singer and songwriter Serge Gainsbourg, she was raised in Paris. Gainsbourg made her motion picture debut in 1984. In 1986, Gainsbourg won a ...

28. Kim Gordon

Actress | I'm Not There.

Kim Gordon was born on April 28, 1953 in Rochester, New York, USA. She has been married to Thurston Moore since June 9, 1984. They have one child.

29. Alejandra Guzmán

Actress | Verano peligroso

Alejandra Guzmán was born on February 9, 1968 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Alejandra Gabriela Guzmán Pinal.

30. Sarah Harmer

Soundtrack | Men with Brooms

Sarah Harmer was born on November 12, 1970 in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.

31. Debbie Harry

Actress | Videodrome

Deborah Harry was born Angela Tremble on July 1, 1945 in Miami, Florida. At three months, she was adopted by Catherine (Peters) and Richard Smith Harry, and was raised in Hawthorne, New Jersey. In the 1960s, she worked as a Playboy Bunny and hung out at Max's Kansas City, a famous Warhol-inhabited ...

32. PJ Harvey

Soundtrack | CSI: NY

Polly Jean Harvey was born in England on October 9th 1969. The daughter of a quarryman father and an artist mother, Polly Jean, or PJ as she is more commonly known, was raised on a sheep farm in Yeovil, Somerset. She learned to play a number of instruments as a child (including guitar, saxophone, ...

33. Juliana Hatfield

Soundtrack | Hollow Man

Juliana Hatfield was born on July 27, 1967 in Wiscasset, Maine, USA.

34. Gemma Hayes

Music_department | Napapiirin sankarit

Gemma Hayes was born on August 11, 1977 in Dublin, Ireland.

35. Susanna Hoffs

Soundtrack | Austin Powers in Goldmember

Susanna Hoffs was born on January 17, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Susanna Lee Hoffs. She has been married to Jay Roach since April 17, 1993. They have two children.

36. Chrissie Hynde

Soundtrack | Stealth

Chrissie Hynde was born on September 7, 1951 in Akron, Ohio, USA as Christine Ellen Hynde. She was previously married to Lucho Brieva and Jim Kerr.

37. Wanda Jackson

Soundtrack | Dead Poets Society

Singer/songwriter Wanda Jean Jackson has enjoyed a long and successful music career which encompasses such diverse genres as country, gospel, and rockabilly. Wanda was born on October 20, 1937 in Maud, Oklahoma. Her father Tom was a former country singer who had to quit music because of the Great ...

38. Joan Jett

Soundtrack | Light of Day

Joan Jett rose to fame in the 1970s all-girl rock band The Runaways. Her cover of "I Love Rock and Roll" was a number one hit in 1982; "Crimson and Clover" was another hit for her. Jett has appeared as Columbia in the Broadway production of "The Rocky Horror Show".

39. Janis Joplin

Soundtrack | Watchmen

Janis Lyn Joplin was born at St. Mary's Hospital in the oil-refining town of Port Arthur, Texas, near the border with Louisiana. Her father was a cannery worker and her mother was a registrar for a business college. As an overweight teenager, she was a folk-music devotee (especially Odetta, ...

40. Jewel Kilcher

Soundtrack | Ride with the Devil

Jewel Kilcher was born on May 23, 1974 in Payson, Utah, USA. She was previously married to Ty Murray.

41. Carole King

Soundtrack | Gilmore Girls

Carole King was born on February 9, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Carole Klein. She was previously married to Rick Sorenson, Rick Evers, Charles Larkey and Gerry Goffin.

42. Elle King

Actress | Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo

Elle was born in 1989. Her mother, London King, was then married to Rob Schneider. Elle grew up back and forth in Ohio and L.A.

Elle now resides in Brooklyn, NY and is working on her music career by playing shows and recording in Brooklyn and Harlem.

She also works for a tattoo shop called East Side ...

43. Beverley Knight

Actress | Premonition

Beverley Knight was born on March 22, 1973 in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England. She has been married to James O'Keefe since September 7, 2012.

44. k.d. lang

Soundtrack | Twister

k.d. lang was born on November 2, 1961 in Consort, Alberta, Canada as Kathryn Dawn Lang.

45. Cyndi Lauper

Soundtrack | Cyndi Lauper: Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Cyndi was born at Boulevard Hospital, in Astoria, Queens. She spent her first four years in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Her family then moved to Ozone Park, Queens.

46. Avril Lavigne

Soundtrack | Bruce Almighty

Avril Lavigne was born in Belleville, Ontario, Canada on September 27, 1984, to Judith-Rosanne (Loshaw) and Jean-Claude Joseph Lavigne. She is of French-Canadian (father) and English, Scottish, and German (mother) descent. At 16, she moved to Manhattan and began work on her debut album. She dropped...

47. Amy Lee

Soundtrack | Voice from the Stone

Amy Lynn Hartzler (known professionally as Amy Lee) was born on December 13, 1981 to John Lee, a disc jockey and TV personality, and Sara Cargill. They moved from California to Florida to Illinois, and then finally to Arkansas. Amy met young guitarist Ben Moody at a summer camp in 1994 while ...

48. Jenny Lewis

Actress | The Wizard

Jenny Lewis was born on January 8, 1976, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her acting debut was in a Jell-O commercial. During the mid-1980s, her parents divorced and she moved with her mom, Linda, to Los Angeles, California. In 1999, she gathered a couple of her friends, Blake Soper, Pierre de Reeder, and ...

49. Juliette Lewis

Actress | Natural Born Killers

Juliette Lewis has been recognized as one of Hollywood's most talented and versatile actors of her generation since she first stunned audiences and critics alike with her Oscar-nominated performance as "Danielle Bowden" in Cape Fear (1991). To date, she has worked with some of the most revered ...

50. Lykke Li

Soundtrack | Insurgent

Lykke Li was born on March 18, 1986 in Stockholm, Sweden as Li Lykke Timotej Zachrisson.

51. Lisa Loeb

Actress | House on Haunted Hill

Lisa Loeb was born on March 11, 1968 in Bethesda, Maryland, USA as Lisa Anne Loeb. She has been married to Roey Hershkovitz since January 31, 2009. They have two children.

52. Courtney Love

Actress | The People vs. Larry Flynt

The daughter of Grateful Dead devotee and first manager Hank Harrison and psychotherapist Linda Caroll, Courtney Love was born Courtney Michelle Harrison in San Francisco, California in 1964. Love spent her early years living in hippie communes in Oregon and at schools in Europe and New Zealand, ...

53. Aimee Mann

Soundtrack | Magnolia

Aimee Mann was born on September 8, 1960 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Aimee Elizabeth Mann. She has been married to Michael Penn since December 29, 1997.

54. Shirley Manson

Actress | Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

Shirley Manson was born on August 26, 1966 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Shirley Anne Manson. She is an actress, known for Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008), Vampire Academy (2014) and Remember Me (2010). She has been married to Billy Bush since May 2010. She was previously married to ...

55. Lene Marlin

Soundtrack | Mauvaises fréquentations

Lene Marlin was born on August 17, 1980 in Tromsø, Norway as Lene Marlin Pedersen.

56. Amanda Marshall

Soundtrack | The Replacements

Amanda Marshall was born on August 29, 1972 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Amanda Lindsay Marshall.

57. Cerys Matthews

Soundtrack | Looking for Alibrandi

Cerys Matthews was born on April 11, 1969 in Cardiff, Wales as Cerys Elizabeth Philip Matthews. She was previously married to Seth Riddle.

58. Tane McClure

Actress | Legally Blonde

Tane McClure was born on June 8, 1958 in Pacific Palisades, California, USA. She is an actress and editor, known for Legally Blonde (2001), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) and Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003). She has been married to Gary Arendtz since July 17, 2001. They have...

59. Nellie McKay

Soundtrack | P.S. I Love You

Nellie McKay was born on April 13, 1982 in London, England as Nell Marie McKay.

60. Joni Mitchell

Soundtrack | Two Weeks Notice

Joni Mitchell is one of the most highly regarded and influential songwriters of the 20th century. Her melodious tunes support her poetic and often very personal lyrics to make her one of the most authentic artists of her time. As a performer she is widely hailed for her unique style of playing ...

61. Alanis Morissette

Soundtrack | Dogma

Alanis Nadine Morissette was born in Ottawa, Canada, on June 1st 1974. Alanis' Greek name is a feminine version of her father's name, Alan. Her mother's name's Georgia and she has two brothers: Chad and Wade (Alanis' Twin). She learned to play the piano at age 6 and the guitar at age 21. In 1986 ...

62. Billie Myers

Soundtrack | Down to You

Billie Myers was born on June 14, 1971 in Coventry, England.

63. Stevie Nicks

Soundtrack | Sweet November

Stevie Nicks was born in Phoenix, Arizona. From an early age, she showed a love and aptitude for music, singing country and western duets with her grandfather when she was 4 years old. After moving to San Francisco, she began songwriting and performing at Menlo-Atherton High School, where she met ...

64. Heather Nova

Soundtrack | Roswell

Heather Nova was born on July 6, 1967 in Bermuda as Heather Allison Frith. She has been married to Felix Tod since 2001. They have one child.

65. Karen O

Soundtrack | Where the Wild Things Are

Karen O was born on November 22, 1978 in South Korea as Karen Lee Orzolek. She has been married to Barnaby Clay since December 2011. They have one child.

66. Sinéad O'Connor

Soundtrack | In the Name of the Father

Sinéad O'Connor was born on December 8, 1966 in Dublin, Ireland as Sinéad Marie-Bernadette O'Connor. She has been married to Barry Herridge since December 8, 2011. She was previously married to Steve Cooney, Nicholas Sommerlad and John Reynolds.

67. Dolores O'Riordan

Soundtrack | The Devil's Own

Dolores Mary Eileen O'Riordan was born in Ballybricken, a town 8 miles outside Limerick on Sept. 6, 1971. Her parents are Eileen and Terrance. Terrance was in a wheelchair due to a motorcycle accident. Dolores was the youngest of seven children, and one of two girls. In the late eighties, Dolores ...

68. Yoko Ono

Soundtrack | This Is 40

Yoko Ono was born on Saturday, February 18th, 1933, in her ancestral estate in Tokyo, Japan. Her father, named Eisuke Ono, was the descendant of a 9th Century Emperor of Japan. Her mother, named Isoko Yasuda Ono, was the granddaughter of Zenijiro Yasuda, the founder of Yasuda Bank. Yoko was 2 years...

69. Orianthi

Soundtrack | Rockstar

Orianthi was born on January 22, 1985 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia as Orianthi Penny Panagaris.

70. Beth Orton

Soundtrack | Vanilla Sky

Beth Orton was born on December 14, 1970 in Norfolk, England. She has been married to Sam Amidon since 2011. They have one child.

71. Joan Osborne

Soundtrack | Vanilla Sky

Joan Osborne was born on July 8, 1962 in Anchorage, Kentucky, USA as Joan Elizabeth Osborne.

72. Kelly Osbourne

Actress | Austin Powers in Goldmember

Kelly Osbourne was born on October 27, 1984 in Westminster, London, England as Kelly Lee Osbourne. She is an actress and producer, known for Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), The 7D (2014) and So Undercover (2012).

73. Peaches

Soundtrack | Cashback

Peaches was born on November 11, 1968 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Merrill Beth Nisker.

74. Linda Perry

Soundtrack | The Spirit

Linda Perry was born on April 15, 1965 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. She has been married to Sara Gilbert since March 30, 2014. They have one child.

75. Nina Persson

Soundtrack | Hot Fuzz

Wonderfully talented vocalist and lyricist, primarily with Swedish band 'The Cardigans'. Persson was born on September 6th 1974 in Orebro, Sweden. Always interested in music (she plays harmonica, some guitar, piano and drums), she joined The Cardigans in 1992. The band had formed in Jonkoping, ...

76. Liz Phair

Soundtrack | Fanboys

Liz Phair was born on April 17, 1967 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Elizabeth Clark Phair. She is a composer, known for Fanboys (2009), She's All That (1999) and Thirteen (2003). She was previously married to Jim Staskauskas.

77. Pink

Soundtrack | Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

Pink was born Alecia Beth Moore in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and was later raised in Philadelphia. Her parents, Judith Moore (née Kugel), a nurse, and Jim Moore, a Vietnam veteran, divorced when she was very young. Her mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, while her father has Irish, German, ...

78. Poe

Soundtrack | X2

Named for a halloween costume based on an Edgar Allan Poe short story, Poe gained a contract with Atlantic during the boom of female singer/songwriters during the mid-'90s. Originally from New York City, she moved around frequently with her parents -- a director and an actress -- but returned to ...

79. Lisa Marie Presley

Actress | Lisa Marie Presley: Idiot

Lisa Marie Presley was born on February 1, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. She has been married to Michael Lockwood since January 22, 2006. They have two children. She was previously married to Nicolas Cage, Michael Jackson and Danny Keough.

80. Amy Ray

Soundtrack | Boys on the Side

Amy Ray is half of the internationally famous, Grammy-Award-winning folk/rock duo Indigo Girls. She began playing the guitar at an early age and in high school began playing as a duo with Emily Saliers; the duo adopted the name "Indigo Girls" in 1985. After several years of college and playing the ...

81. Santigold

Soundtrack | The Watch

Santigold was born on September 25, 1976 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Santi White.

82. Patti Smith

Soundtrack | Noah

Patti Smith was born on December 30, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Patricia Lee Smith. She was previously married to Fred 'Sonic' Smith.

83. Patty Smyth

Soundtrack | Junior

Sultry-voiced singer/songwriter Patty Smyth was born on June 26, 1957 in New York City. She's of Irish descent. Her show business enthusiast mother not only worked as a trapeze artist and onetime manager for legendary rock'n'roll guitarist Link Wray, but also ran and/or owned several prominent ...

84. Regina Spektor

Soundtrack | (500) Days of Summer

Regina Spektor was born in Moscow, USSR to a musical Jewish family. Her father, Ilya Spektor, is a photographer and violinist. Her mother, Bella Spektor, was a music professor in a Russian college of music and now teaches at a public elementary school in New York. Spektor learned how to play piano ...

85. Sharleen Spiteri

Soundtrack | xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Before forming Texas with John McElhone, she was a hairdresser and continued hairdressing for 18 months after the formation of Texas because she needed the money. She separated from longtime boyfriend Ashley Heath, a journalist, in 2004. The two have a daughter together. Owns two houses, one in ...

86. Gwen Stefani

Soundtrack | Trolls

Gwen Renee Stefani was born on October 3, 1969 at St. Jude's Hospital in Fullerton, California. She was one of four children born to Dennis Stefani and Patti Flynn. Her siblings are Eric Stefani, Jill and Todd Stefani. Her father is of Italian descent and her mother's ancestry is English, Irish, ...

87. Poly Styrene

Soundtrack | Sid and Nancy

Poly Styrene was born on July 3, 1957 in Bromley, Kent, England as Marianne Joan Elliott-Said. She died on April 25, 2011 in St. Leonards-on-Sea, East-Sussex, England.

88. Alison Sudol

Actress | Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Alison Sudol is an actress, musician and author based in Los Angeles. Alongside a successful music career Alison starred in the 2 x Golden Globe winning Amazon hit 'Transparent', USA network's 'DIG' from the creators of Homeland and Heroes and Rafael Palacio's "The Force". Alison plays 'Queenie' in...

89. Skye Sweetnam

Soundtrack | Radio Free Roscoe

Skye Sweetnam was born on May 5, 1988 in Bolton, Ontario, Canada as Skye Alexandra Sweetnam.

90. The Donnas

Soundtrack | The Hangover

The Donna's formed when all four girls were In the 8th grade. They formed for a school talent show and have been together ever since.

91. Tina Turner

Soundtrack | Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

After almost fifty years in the music business, Tina Turner has become one of the most commercially-successful international female rock stars to date. Her sultry, powerful voice, her incredible legs, her time-tested beauty and her unforgettable story all contribute to her legendary status.

Tina ...

92. Shania Twain

Soundtrack | Twister

Shania Twain was born as Eilleen Regina Edwards in 1965 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, one of three daughters of Clarence and Sharon (Morrison) Edwards (sister Jill is two years older and Carrie-Ann three years younger). When she was age six, her mother remarried Jerry Twain, a full-blooded Ojibwa ...

93. Bonnie Tyler

Soundtrack | Metropolis

Born on June 8, 1951 in Skewen, Neath, Wales. She first came to prominence in 1976 with the song, "Lost in France", which made the UK top 10. Following a throat operation, she inadvertently developed her distinct singing voice. She had a transatlantic top 5 hit with "It's a Heartache" in 1978.

She ...

94. Vitamin C

Actress | Dracula 2000

Vitamin C was born on July 20, 1972 in Old Bridge, New Jersey, USA as Colleen Ann Fitzpatrick. She has been married to Michael Kotch since 2004.

95. Jane Wiedlin

Actress | Clue

Jane Marie Genevieve Wiedlin was born on May 20, 1958 in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. She was raised in Southern California, where she met Belinda Carlisle. They later joined up with three other girls to form the 1980s rock band The Go-Go's. Jane played rhythm guitar, wrote many of its hit songs, and ...

96. Meg White

Actress | Coffee and Cigarettes

She is not the older sister of The White Stripes band mate Jack White, as we were originally led to believe. Rather, Megan Martha White, born in Detroit on December 10, 1974, is Jack Gillis White's former wife and current drummer. Meg's drumming style is unique in its simplicity, and Jack has often...

97. Hayley Williams

Soundtrack | Twilight

Hayley Williams was born on December 27, 1988 in Meridian, Mississippi, USA as Hayley Nichole Williams. She later moved to Franklin, Tennessee, USA. At the age of 15, she joined / created the band Paramore, and has toured with them ever since. As of 2015, her other band mate is Taylor York. They ...

98. Wendy O. Williams

Actress | Reform School Girls

Wendy O. Williams was born on May 28, 1949 in Rochester, New York, USA as Wendy Orleans Williams. She was an actress, known for Reform School Girls (1986), Pucker Up and Bark Like a Dog (1989) and MacGyver (1985). She died on April 6, 1998 in Storrs, Connecticut, USA.

99. Ann Wilson

Soundtrack | The Golden Child

Singer, flute player, songwriter, and guitarist Ann Dustin Wilson was born on June 19, 1950 in San Diego, California. The daughter of a colonel in the Marine Corps, Wilson and her family moved around a lot, before eventually settling in the Seattle suburb of Bellevue, WA. Ann attended Interlake ...

100. Nancy Wilson

Soundtrack | Vanilla Sky

Nancy Wilson was born in San Francisco, California and joined her sister Ann Wilson in the Seattle, Washington based hard rock-band Heart in the early-seventies. She sang lead vocals on the number one-hit "These Dreams" and on the top-twenty hit "Stranded". Ann performed on "The Battle of Evermore"...